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					         MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
PRODUCT:           ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL                      Date of Issue:    June 2006
                             Classified as hazardous
1. IDENTIFICATION OF THE MATERIAL AND SUPPLIER
Product Name:               Isopropyl Alcohol
Recommended Use:            Solvent
Company:                    Glendale Packaging Pty Ltd
Address:                    Unit 1/75 Newton Road, Wetherill Park NSW 2164
Telephone Number:           (02) 9756 2315
Emergency Telephone:        (02) 9756 2315

2. HAZARDOUS IDENTIFICATION
Hazardous Classification: Hazardous substance according to the criteria of NOHSC.
                          Dangerous goods classification according to the Australian
                          Dangerous Goods Code.

Risk Phase(s):              R11 – Highly flammable
                            R36 – Irritating to eyes

Safety Phase(s):            S7 – Keep container tightly closed
                            S16 – Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking
                            S25 – Avoid contact with eyes
                            S26 – In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with
                            plenty of water and seek medical advice

Other Information:          Hazards Identification:
                            Health Hazards: Irritating to eyes
                            Physical and Chemical Hazards/Fire and Explosion
                            Hazards: Extreme hazard. Leaks of gas or spills of liquid
                            can readily form flammable mixtures at temperatures at or
                            above the flash point.




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3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Information on Composition: Chemical Name: Oxygenated Hydrocarbons

Ingredients:             Name:               CAS No:             Proportion (w/w):
                         Propan-2-Ol         67-63-0                  100%
                         (Isopropyl Alcohol)

4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Inhalation:
Using proper respiratory protection, immediately remove the affected victim from
exposure. Administer artificial respiration if breathing is stopped. Keep at rest. Call for
prompt medical attention.

Ingestion:
If swallowed, DO NOT induce vomiting. Keep at rest. Get prompt medical attention.

Skin:
Immediately flush with large amounts of water – use soap if available. Remove
contaminated clothing, including shoes, after flushing has begun.

Eye:
Immediately flush eyes with large amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Get prompt
medical attention.

5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Hazards from Combustion Products:
No unusual.

Specific Methods:
Use water spray to cool fire-exposed surfaces and to protect personnel. Shut off “fuel” to
fire. If a leak or spill has not ignited, use water spray to disperse the vapours and to
protect men attempting to stop a leak. Either allow fire to burn under controlled
conditions or extinguish with alcohol type foam or dry chemical. Try to cover liquid spills
with foam. Spill fires may be extinguished by flooding with large amounts of water.
SPECIAL FIRE PRECAUTIONS: See also Section FIRST AID as well as Section
OTHER PROPERTIES (STABILITY).

Hazchem Code:
[Y]E

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6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Other Information:
LAND SPILL: Eliminate sources of ignition. Warn occupants of downwind areas of fire
and explosion hazard. Prevent liquid from entering sewers, watercourses, or low areas.
Keep public away. Shut off source if possible to do so without hazard. Advise police if
substance has entered a watercourse of sewer or has contaminated soil or vegetation.
Take measures to minimize the effect on the ground water. Contact spilled liquid with
sand or earth. Dilute contained spill with water. Recover by pumping (use an explosion
proof or hand pump) or with a suitable absorbent. If liquid is too viscous for pumping,
scrape up with shovels or pails and place in suitable containers for recycle or disposal.
Consult an expert on disposal of recovered material and ensure conformity to local
disposal regulations. See Section FIRST AID as well and Section OTHER
PROPERTIES (STABILITY).

WATER SPILL: Eliminate sources of ignition. Warn occupants and shipping in
downwind areas of fire and explosion hazard and request them to stay clear. Hose over
spill area to effect dilution of water-soluble materials. Consult an expert on disposal of
any recovered material and ensure conformity to local disposal regulations. See also
Section FIRST AID and Section OTHER PROPERTIES (STABILITY).

7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Conditions for Safe Storage:
Keep container closed. Handle containers with care. Open slowly in order to control
possible pressure release. Store in a cool, well-ventilated place away from incompatible
materials. Do not handle, store or open near an open flame, sources of heat or sources
of ignition. Protect material from direct sunlight. This material is not a static accumulator,
but use proper grounding procedures. Do NOT pressurize, cut, heat or weld containers.
Empty product containers may contain product residue. Do NOT reuse empty
containers without commercial cleaning or reconditioning.

Storage Temperatures:
Ambient.

Store Pressure:
Atmospheric.

Recommended Materials:
Inorganic zinc coatings, epoxy phenolic coatings, vinyl coatings, carbon steel, stainless
steel, copper bronze, polyethylene, Teflon, polyester.


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Unsuitable Materials:
Aluminium, cast iron, monel, butyl rubber, EPDM.

8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
National Exposure Standards:

Substance                  STEL         STEL          TWA          TWA
                           mg/m³        ppm           mg/m³        ppm
Propan-2-OI                1230         500           983          400
(Isopropyl Alcohol)

Other Exposure Information:
The exposure standard of isopropanol established by the Australian National
Occupations Health and Safety Commission (NOHSC) is listed above.

Engineering Controls:
The use of mechanical dilution ventilation is recommended whenever this product is
used in a confined space, is heated above ambient temperatures or otherwise to
maintain ambient concentration below the recommended. Use explosion-proof
ventilation equipment.

Personal Protective Equipment:
For open systems where contact is likely, wear long sleeves, chemical resistant gloves,
and chemical goggles. Where contact may occur, wear safety glasses with side shields.
Where concentrations in air may exceed the limits given in this Section and engineering,
work practice or other means of exposure reduction are not adequate, approved
respirators (AS/NZS 1715 and AS/NZS 1716) may be necessary to prevent
overexposure by inhalation.

9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Appearance:                  Clear colourless liquid
Melting Point:               -88.90ºC
Boiling Point:               82.1 – 82.5ºC
Solubility in Water:         (20ºC): 100%
Specific Gravity:            (20/20): 0.786 g/cm³
Vapour Pressure:             (55ºC): 30.6kPa
                             (55ºC): 30.6kPa
                             (20ºC): 4.4 kPa
Vapour Density:              (1013 kP/air=1):>1.00
Evaporation Rate:            (n-Bu Acetate=1): 2.500
Coefficient Water/Oil Distr: (Liq.): 0.00107ºC
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Viscosity:                     (25ºC): 2.08 cSt
Volatile Component:            100%
Flash Point:                   12ºC
Auto Ignition Temperature:     >350ºC
Flammable Limits – Lower:      1.8%
Flammable Limits – Upper:      12%
Molecular Weight:              60
Other Information:             Is Material Hygroscopic: No
                               Heat of Vapourisation: 158.00 cal/g

10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Chemical Stability:
Stable under normal use conditions.

Incompatible Materials:
Caustics, amines, alkanolamines, aldehydes, strong oxidizing agents and chlorinated
compounds.

Hazardous Decomposition Products:
None known.

Hazardous Polymerization:
No.

11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Inhalation:
Vapour concentrations above recommended exposure levels may be irritating to the
eyes and the respiratory tract, may cause headaches and dizziness could be anesthetic
and may have other central nervous system effects. Negligible hazard at ambient
temperature (-18 to 38ºC).

Ingestion:
Minimal toxicity. Small amounts of liquid aspirated into the respiratory system during
ingestion or from vomiting may cause bronchopneumonia or pulmonary edema.

Skin:
Frequent or prolonged contact may defat and dry the skin, leading to discomfort and
dermatitis. Low order of toxicity.



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Eye:
Irritating and will injure eye tissue if not removed promptly.

Chronic Effects:
In developmental toxicity studies conducted by the US Chemical Manufacturers
Association, unexpected acute toxicity was found when Isopropanol was administered
to pregnant rats exposed in the same study. In the rats there were some relatively mild
development effects at maternally toxic levels. There was no evidence of developmental
toxicity in the rats at levels, which did not also produce maternal toxicity.

There were no indications of developmental toxicity in the rabbits at any exposure level.
Findings from a multigenerational oral reproduction study indicate that infant and
immature rats are more sensitive than their parents to the acute oral toxicity induced by
high (1000 mg/kg/day) doses of Isopropanol. The effect levels for rats and rabbits were
at several times the maximum exposure that would occur at the TLV.

12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Environment Protection:
ENVIRONMENTAL MOBILITY: This substance is water-soluble and is expected to
remain primarily in water.
ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADEABILITY: This substance biodegrades rapidly and is
“readily” biodegradable according to OECD guidelines.
ECOTOXICITY AND BIOACCUMULATION: Low acute toxicity to aquatic organisms is
expected. Long-term adverse effects to aquatic organisms are not expected.

13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Waste Disposal:
The following advice only applies to the product as supplied. Combination with other
materials may well indicate another route of disposal. If in doubt, contact local Exxon
Chemical supplier or Local Authorities. Empty drums should be taken for recycling,
recovery or disposal through a suitably qualified licensed contractor. Care should in any
case be taken to ensure compliance with national and local regulations. This product is
NOT suitable for disposal by either landfill or via municipal sewers, drains, and natural
streams or rivers. This product is ash less and can be burned directly in appropriate
equipment.




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14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Transport Information:
This material is Class 3 – Flammable Liquid according to The Australian Code for the
Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail. Class 3 – Flammable Liquids are
incompatible in a placard load with any of the following:

       (Class 1) Explosives
       (Class 2.1) Flammable Gases
       (Class 2.3) Toxic Gases
       (Class 4.2) Spontaneously Combustible Substances
       (Class 5.1) Oxidising Agents
       (Class 5.2) Organic Peroxides
       (Class 6) Toxic Substances (where the flammable liquid is nitro methane)
       (Class 7) Radioactive Substances

TEMPERATURE: Ambient
LOADING/UNLOADING TEMPERATURE: Ambient
TRANSPORT PRESSURE: Atmospheric
USUAL SHIPPING CONTAINERS: Tankers, tank cars, tank trucks, barges, drums

U.N Number:                 1219
Proper Shipping Name:       Isopropanol (Isopropyl Alcohol)
DG Class:                   3
Hazchem Code:               2[Y]E
Packaging Method:           3.8.3RT1
Packing Group:              II
EPG Number:                 3A1
IERG Number:                16

15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Regulatory Information:     CLASSIFICATION AND LABELLING ACCORDING TO
                            NOHSC CODES
                            CLASSIFICATION/SYMBOL: Highly flammable/F
                            CLASSIFICATION/SYMBOL: Irritant/Xi
                            GOVERNING DIRECTIVE: National Code of Practice for
                            the Labeling of Hazardous Substances
                            LABEL NAME: Propan-2-OI (Isopropyl Alcohol)
Poisons Schedule:           Not Scheduled
Hazard Category:            Irritant, Highly Flammable


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16. OTHER INFORMATION
References: (1) National Code of Practice for the preparation of Material Safety Data
Sheets 2nd Edition [NOHSC:2011 (2003)], (2) material Safety Data Sheet for
Isopropyl Alcohol issued by APS Specialty Chem dated April 2002.

Contact Point:           Director                                           Telephone:             (02) 9756 2315

DISCLAIMER: All information given in this data sheet and by the company’s technical staff is compiled from the
information currently available to the company. The company accepts no responsibility whatsoever for its accuracy, or
for any results which may be obtained by customers. Any customer who relies upon any advice or information given
in this data sheet by the company or by its technical staff does so entirely at its own risk, and the company will not be
liable for any loss or damage thereby suffered notwithstanding any want of care on the part of the company or its staff
in compiling or giving the advice or information.


                                                 END OF MSDS




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